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Sewage-Testing Robots Help To Predict COVID-19 Outbreaks Sooner

Sewage-Testing Robots Help To Predict COVID-19 Outbreaks Sooner

The big idea By using a sewage-handling robot, our laboratory has been able to detect coronavirus in wastewater 30 times faster than nonautomated large-scale systems. This advance, published in the microbiology journal mSystems, provides even more lead time to communities monitoring their wastewater for early warning about local cases of…